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INDIANAPOLIS COLTS P-PAT McAFEE SIGNS FRANCHISE TENDER

Posted by coltsindianapolis on April 3, 2013 – 8:39 pm

The Indianapolis Colts today announced that punter Pat McAfee has signed his franchise tender.

McAfee enters his fifth NFL season after being selected by the Colts in the seventh round of the 2009 NFL Draft (222nd overall). In his career (63 games), he has totaled 290 punts for a franchise record 45.5 average while adding a long kick of 66 yards, which he set in 2010. McAfee has also pinned 89 punts inside the 20-yard line as well as contributing with 123 touchbacks on kickoffs.

In 2012, McAfee set franchise single-season records for punting average (48.2), net punting average (40.3), 50.0-yard average games (five) and tied the mark for punts inside the 20-yard line (26). He also established a team record for kickoff touchbacks (45) in a single season.

As a rookie in 2009, McAfee was named to the PFW/PFWA and The Sporting News NFL All-Rookie Teams.


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DAILY CLIPS: APRIL 3, 2013

Posted by coltsindianapolis on – 8:46 am

COLTS NEWS (LOCAL AND NATIONAL)
Colts punter Pat McAfee signs franchise tender
Colts signing of WR Darrius Heyward-Bey is one-year chance worth taking
Receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey follows his heard – and Andrew Luck – to Indianapolis
Heyward-Bey feeling fortunate to hook up with Luck
Free agent WR follows heart to Indy
Heyward-Bey follows heart to sign with Colts

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